Stories with the tag: Fuel Cells
PNNL has joined a consortium that aims to accelerate the rollout of an infrastructure for hydrogen-powered vehicles and related technologies.
Release Date: 3/19/2014
Hydrogen Tools incorporate a variety of resources and web-based content to help those involved in designing, approving or using hydrogen fuel cell systems and facilities. It includes information about ventilation of hydrogen, safe distances and pressures for storing hydrogen, and best practices for safely handling hydrogen.
Release Date: 9/13/2013
Ice cream, frozen foods and fresh produce will be delivered by tractor trailers whose refrigeration units are powered by fuel cells, thanks to a project run by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Release Date: 8/23/2013
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
Mixing a hydrogen-generating material with a liquid salt improves the electrical efficiency of hydrogen gas production.
Release Date: 6/15/2012
A new solid oxide fuel cell system developed by PNNL can achieve a record of up to 57 percent efficiency and is designed to be scaled up to generate electricity for individual homes or neighborhoods.
Release Date: 5/31/2012
Chemists have developed a catalyst that stores energy in hydrogen gas molecules at record-breaking speeds, creating 100,000 molecules of hydrogen gas every second.
Release Date: 8/11/2011
ClearEdge Power and PNNL will install and monitor combined heat and energy fuel cell systems in smaller commercial buildings in California and Oregon to demonstrate energy savings, over traditional electricity generation, using this type of technology.
Release Date: 6/14/2011
In a new report published in the journal Chemical Reviews, PNNL researchers say future batteries used by the energy grid to store power from the wind and the sun must be reliable, durable and safe, but affordability is key to widespread market deployment.
Release Date: 3/7/2011
Cost and durability of fuel cell materials are big challenges. Combining graphene with metal and metal oxide nanoparticles creates a material with the potential to make fuels cells cheaper and last longer.
Release Date: 2/8/2011